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General Electric HAL-X – Rotor Auxiliaries Electromechanical Engineer in Barcelona, Spain

Job Description Summary

The HAL-X – Rotor Auxiliaries Electromechanical Engineer is responsible for design requirements definition, design documentation, design validation and related tools development for of Haliade-X Rotor auxiliaries mechanical components.

He / She will work in the Engineering Rotor Team, focusing in Rotor electrical and mechanical components design while in cross-functional collaboration with other Haliade-X Engineering teams.

The scope of works includes creation of technical specifications, calculation, design documentation, test and validation plans and full lifecycle specifications of the components under his/her responsibility.

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About us

GE Renewable Energy is one of the world's leading offshore wind energy companies, with a portfolio of offshore wind turbines ranging from 6 MW to 14 MW that offer increased value to customers with proven performance, reliability, efficiency and availability.

We have invested more than $400 million to develop the Haliade-X, an investment that will also drive down offshore wind farms’ levelized cost of energy, helping make offshore wind energy more competitive for our customers. The Haliade-X was the industry’s first 14MW offshore wind turbine to operate, and is the only 12+MW offshore wind turbine platform that has been operating for over two years, specifically at its Rotterdam prototype site.

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Essential Responsibilities

  • Design requirements definition

Collect and document Rotor mechanical and electrical component requirements at both subsystem and component level in accordance with system level wind turbine product requirements to reach functionality, timing, cost and reliability targets across Haliade-X platform development roadmap

Transversally align, agree and specify interfaces with the surrounding components and systems owners focusing in safe and optimum wind turbine system level performance, assembly, installation and serviceability

  • Design development:

Specify, design, calculate and validate electrical and mechanical components to meet the defined design requirements

The Rotor Auxiliaries Electromechanical Engineer is responsible to issue all the requested documentation to support the design by passing the design reviews and applying the design guidelines. He / She is accountable of all related documentation required by other functions and suppliers to produce and integrate the components in the turbine. This includes supplier specifications, assembly drawings, design drawings, packaging instructions, transport instructions, preservation instructions, installation instructions, commissioning instructions, controls interface instructions and all related additional documentation in alignment with the defined design guidelines.

  • Component Validation

The Rotor Auxiliaries Electromechanical Engineer develops the Test & Validation strategy for structural components in alignment with the corresponding design guidelines and related design teams.

  • Component evolution design ownership

The Rotor Auxiliaries Electromechanical Engineer is responsible of component design evolution and will be responsible of:

  • Engineering design changes management

  • Design non-conformities resolution

  • Participate in the technological watch, actively promoting both the protection and the development of GE’s intellectual property.


  • Engineering degree with specialization in electrical or mechanical design, from an accredited university

  • Solid knowledge of mechanical and electrical design.

  • Proven experience with mechanical CAD and electrical diagrams design tools (NX, Catia, E-Plan or similar)

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in mechanical and electrical components development including participation in creation of specifications, design, calculation and validation. Experience shall come from wind industry or similar application

  • Proven ability work in team and manage suppliers during development and industrialization projects

  • Used to work according to international codes, guidelines and standards for mechanical components and applications (ISO, IEC, DNV-GL…)

  • Fluent in English (spoken and written).

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Availability to travel sporadically.

  • Positive mindset.

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience in steel parts and electrical components manufacturing, assembly and quality inspection methodologies

  • Experience with FEM design and calculation tools (Ansys, Abacus or similar)

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No